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L-R Logan Green and john Zimmer /  lyft founders
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

KKR Invests in Lyft

  Global investment firm KKR, today announced the closing of a primary investment in Lyft, a ridesharing platform in the U.S. KKR is making the investment through its Next Generation Technology Fund, a fund More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

KKR, CDPQ Acquire Onex’s USI Insurance for About $2 Billion

  Global investment firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), and Canadian Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced their joint acquisition of USI Insurance More...

L-R Henry Kravis and George Roberts,    KKR COURTESY
Jewish Business News On Monday, March 6th, 2017

KKR Gets Record $13.9 Billion for North American Buyout Fund

  KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the final closing of $13.9 billion fund, the most ever raised for a buyout pool focused on North America. Americas 12th Fund, gathered the maximum More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

KKR to Acquire High-End Experiential Travel Travelopia From TUI for $403.7 Million

KKR acquired Travelopia Global investment firm, KKR, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Travelopia from German travel operator TUI AG for  $403.7 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

KKR Announces Tender Offer to Acquire Hitachi Koki Hitachi and Hitachi Urban Investment Agree to Tender Their Holdings of Hitachi Koki Shares

KKR to support accelerated global growth of Hitachi Koki TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leading global investment firm KKR today announced that HK Holdings Co., Ltd. (the “Bidder”), an entity owned More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

KKR Today Released the 2017 Global Macro Outlook by Henry McVey

  We view Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the Presidency of the U.S. as confirmation of a political and economic paradigm shift that started with Brexit but is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, More...

Joab Nevo On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Alpha Bank, Eurobank and KKR Reach Agreement to Support Greek Companies

Two leading Greek banks Alpha Bank and Eurobank  together with US private equity group KKR Credit today announced a binding agreement by which the Greek banks agree to assign the management of credit and equity More...

Gali Raz On Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Yokohama Rubber to Buy Alliance Tire Group for $1.2 Billion

  Yokohama Rubber Co., has said it will buy 90 percent of Israel’s Alliance Tire Group (ATG) for $1.18 billion, controlled by private equity giant KKR. Alliance was once on the brink of bankruptcy More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

KKR’s Outlook for 2016: Adult Swim Only

KKR today released the 2016 Global Macro Outlook piece by Henry McVey, Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation. In “Adult Swim Only, ” McVey cautions investors on the year ahead while noting that there More...

Toys R Us closes its flagship Times Square store. Image credit Flickr (CC)  Mack Male
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Toys ‘R’ Us Iconic Flagship Store in Times Square Close Today

  The iconic Toys “R” Us flagship store in Times Square closes its doors Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. – for ever. Toys “R” Us has been in Times Square since 2001, but it’s not renewing More...


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